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Steering wheels

Pat Symonds explains THE SCIENCE BEHIND…
PHOTO: SAM BLOXHAM/LAT

F1 TECH

The steering wheel has undergone an extraordinary evolution over the years. Can you chart its history for us?

You’d need to go back to the 1980s to find a steering wheel that had no other function than to allow the driver to steer the car – although even then wheels sometimes had an ignition kill switch on them to allow the driver to shut the engine down if the throttle jammed open.

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